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Sir John Fortescue

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Sir John Fortescue, by William Faithorne, published 1663 - NPG D22739 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir John Fortescue

by William Faithorne
line engraving, published 1663
9 3/4 in. x 6 3/8 in. (247 mm x 161 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D22739


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  • Sir John Fortescue (circa 1397-1479), Justice and political theorist. Sitter in 8 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • William Faithorne (circa 1620-1691), Engraver and draughtsman. Artist associated with 707 portraits, Sitter associated with 4 portraits.

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  • NPG D2358: Sir John Fortescue (impression from same plate as)
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